[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Dynamic plugins loading

Felipe Contreras felipe.contreras
Tue Nov 2 22:27:57 CET 2010

On Tue, Nov 2, 2010 at 10:14 PM, Michael Niedermayer <michaelni at gmx.at> wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 02, 2010 at 03:37:54PM -0400, Ronald S. Bultje wrote:
>> On Tue, Nov 2, 2010 at 3:31 PM, Felipe Contreras
>> <felipe.contreras at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > So what you are saying is: "we don't care about linux". Ok, that's good to know.
>> Fedora != Linux. I'm saying Fedora doesn't have enough leverage to
>> force us to shoot ourselves.
> Carefull ronald, you are falling in that guys trap
> ffmpeg works fine on fedora
> noone from fedora asked us to change anything
> so its not even "we dont care about fedora"
> we do care about all distros and their maintainers official requests.

There's no FFmpeg in Fedora:

Nobody has asked you to change anything because they decided not to
use it, and instead use GStreamer with libraries such as libvorbis and

*If* patent encumbered codecs could be installed as plugins, then the
situation might change.

Felipe Contreras

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